Eros escaping by sea using his bow to propel a boat made from his quiver with an arrow as the mast and his blindfold as the sail, a banderole above

Marco Dente (Italian, Ravenna, active by 1515–died 1527 Rome)
After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, Urbino 1483–1520 Rome)
ca. 1515–27
Sheet (Trimmed): 4 3/4 × 6 7/16 in. (12.1 × 16.4 cm)
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
Not on view
Oval format
Inscription: Lettered in the banderole: 'SIC FVGA VIOLENTA MONET' and at bottom center intertwined 'SR'.

Marking: Collection stamp on verso at lower left: 'Dublette der Albertina' (Lugt 5g); written in brown ink on verso at right: 'P. Mariette 1671' (Lugt 1789).
Pierre Mariette le fils (French); Graphische Sammlung Albertina; Vendor: Albertina, Vienna
B.XIV.179.219; Le Blanc.II.111.19; TIB.26.[14]179.219; Imolesi Pozzi 25.
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. XIV.179.219, p. 179.

Charles Le Blanc Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes: contenant le dictionnaire des graveurs de toutes les nations. 4 vols., Paris, 1854-1888, cat. no. II.111.19, p. 111.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch. Abaris Books, 1978–, cat. no. 26.[14]179.219, p. 218.

Antonella Imolesi Pozzi Marco Dente Un incisore ravennate nel segno di Raffaello. Le stampe delle Raccolte Piancastelli. Ravenna, 2008, cat. no. 25, pp. 76-77.